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Jerrel Jernigan visits Buccaneers

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Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers appear to be in a bit of a hurry to add more talent to their roster. After signing two veteran combine players and bringing in defensive end George Johnson for a visit they've also hosted free agent receiver Jerrel Jerniganper Ian Rapoport.

Jernigan entered the NFL as a third-round pick out of Troy in 2011, spending his first four years in the NFL with the New York Giants. He didn't get on the field much, though, putting up just 38 catches for 391 yards and two touchdowns. The 5'9", 185 lbs. receiver probably fits best in the slot, where the Bucs could use some added competition. Jernigan also has some experience as a kick returner, and was seen as a possible punt returner coming out of college -- though he never returned punts for the Giants.

If the Bucs sign Jernigan, he'll probably compete with Solomon Patton, Tavarres King, Russell Shepard and Robert Herron for a role as a fourth receiver, behind Vincent Jackson, Mike Evans and Louis Murphy.